John Pattullo

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager
John Pattullo | Janus Henderson Investors

John Pattullo is Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors. He manages and co-manages a range of strategic fixed income strategies and funds meeting different client needs globally. John joined Henderson in 1997 as a trainee manager in corporate bonds and was head of the Strategic Fixed Income Team from 2009 until 2015 when he became Co-Head with Jenna Barnard. Prior to Henderson, he spent four years as a chartered accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

John has an MA (Hons) in economics from the University of St Andrews. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (CA) and an associate member of the Society of Investment Professionals (ASIP). He has 27 years of financial industry experience.

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An interesting year for credit markets
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An interesting year for credit markets

Credit markets will get interesting this year but investors need to be patient for opportunities, says John Pattullo, Co-Fund Manager of Henderson Diversified Income​

Macro signals — early signs often come from the ground
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Macro signals — early signs often come from the ground

John Pattullo, Co‑Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains how the team arrive at a decision to include a particular bond in their portfolios.

‘Peak’ everything?

‘Peak’ everything?

A number of disruptive trends in the economy are reshaping the investment landscape. In this video summary and article, John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, examines the various peaks and troughs in industries, markets and the economy, which, together with demographic trends and behavioural changes, are contributing to the current low growth, low inflation environment.

The Amazonisation effect and bonds

The Amazonisation effect and bonds

In this webcast, John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, will share his thoughts on digital disruption, with Amazon as the leading example of how this new structural force can erode margins, put established businesses at risk and send deflationary waves across the economies. Bond fund managers need to rethink their strategies carefully to profit from this trend.

Strategic Fixed Income: end of the cycle… are we there yet?
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Strategic Fixed Income: end of the cycle… are we there yet?

With the markets finally coming round to the idea of the late-cycle stage in the economies, John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard, Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income, share their thoughts on the subject, expanding on the risks and opportunities arising from this theme in 2019.

Strategic Fixed Income: concoction of stress factors
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Strategic Fixed Income: concoction of stress factors

​An unhealthy concoction of factors are creating a classically late-cycle feel in the markets. John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, simplifies the conundrums and shares his views.

(This video was recorded on Tuesday 9 October 2018).

Structural change, disinflation and ‘Amazonisation’

Structural change, disinflation and ‘Amazonisation’

Serial disruptors like Amazon are shaping the economic transformation that is taking place before us. John Pattullo, co-fund manager of Henderson Diversified Income Trust, explains how investors can be on the right side of change.

An Introduction to Henderson Diversified Income Trust Plc

John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard introduce Henderson Diversified Income Trust, explaining the Company’s objective and how the team works towards achieving it

Inflation — the dog that never barks
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Inflation — the dog that never barks

​The biggest surprise last year was not only the persistent mis-forecasting of bond yields but also the persistent mis-forecasting of inflation. John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, looks at the underlying causes of why a lot of traditional economic models, assumptions and relationships do not seem to hold in this rather dystopian world in which we live.

Credit markets: tactics for the seventh inning stretch?

Credit markets: tactics for the seventh inning stretch?

Bond markets seem to be frozen in time and the credit cycle, which has seemingly become stuck, could stay that way for a long time. John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains the reasons why, and how to set about looking for returns in the low growth, low inflation world around us.